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Whole hemp seeds contain an impressive selection of nutrients, including vegetable protein, fibre, vitamin E, minerals (magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, copper, platinum, phosphorus, sulphur, boron, nickel, germanium, tin, iodine, chromium, silver and lithium), every essential amino acid, trace elements, enzymes and lecithin, alpha, beta and gamma globulin, the fatty acid, GLA, and chlorophyll.

Whole Hemp Seeds Benefits

  • Whole hemp seeds possess a decidedly crunchy exterior, a temptingly creamy centre and boast a slightly nutty flavour.
  • Whole hemp seeds contain fibre and the vegetable protein, Edestin.
  • Whole hemp seeds are rich in vitamin E.
  • Whole hemp seeds contain the minerals, magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, copper, platinum, phosphorus, sulphur, boron, nickel, germanium, tin, iodine, chromium, silver and lithium.
  • Whole hemp seeds also contain a variety of other nutrients, including every essential amino acid, trace elements, enzymes and lecithin, alpha, beta and gamma globulin, the fatty acid, GLA, and chlorophyll.
  • Whole hemp seeds are gluten free.
  • Our whole hemp seeds are certified organic by “Organic Farmers & Growers”, the leading organic certification organisation in Great Britain.
  • Our whole hemp seeds have been dried and processed at low temperatures in order to retain an optimal number of their naturally occurring nutrients.
  • Our whole hemp seeds are totally pure and free from additives.
  • Our whole hemp seeds are suitable for those following a vegetarian, vegan or rawfood diet.

How to Use Whole Hemp Seeds

With their decidedly crunchy exterior, temptingly creamy centre and slightly nutty flavour, whole hemps seeds can be enjoyed just as they are, or added into smoothies, shakes and protein drinks.

Whole Hemp Seeds Recipe – Hemp Milk

This rich, creamy hemp milk boasts a subtle vanilla flavour and, as it’s free from cholesterol, makes a deliciously wholesome alternative to cow’s milk. Ideal for those who are allergic to dairy products or lactose intolerant.

1 cup of whole hemp seeds

4 cups of (spring) water

As with all nut / seed “milks” they are very simple to make and important bit of equipment you need is a nut milk bag.

Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend.

Now put it through a nut milk bag to leave only the smooth hemp milk.

Whole Hemp Seeds Nutritional Information

These raw organic Whole Hemp Seeds are unpeeled and contain a variety of nutrients, including protein, fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and phytonutrients. With a temptingly creamy, faintly nutty flavour.

Everything You Need to Know About How to Eat Hemp Seeds

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Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

As far as the nut and seed world goes, hemp seeds are like the straight-A student who’s also captain of the football team. A couple of spoonfuls of hemp seeds packs a serious amount of essential nutrients, they’re easy to eat and cook with, and they have a pleasantly nutty taste, like a cross between a sunflower seed and a pine nut. And no, they won’t get you remotely high. Here’s everything you need to know about how to buy and eat these little seeds.

Although hemp and marijuana are members of the same species, Cannabis sativa, they’re in effect completely different plants. There are about a dozen varieties of hemp plants that are grown for food, and all of them contain about 0.001 percent Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. This means you can eat as much hemp as you want and you’ll never have to worry about getting high or failing a drug test. Although certain states have begun to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp in the last couple of years, the hemp seeds you can find at your grocery or health food store were likely grown in Canada or China.

Hemp plants grow brown popcorn kernel-sized hard seeds. Inside these hard seeds lie soft, white or light green inner kernels that are packed with essential amino acids, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. You can’t really derive a lot of nutritional value from the unhulled seeds, so when you see a bag at the store labeled “hemp seeds,” what you’re actually buying is those soft inner kernels, also known as hemp hearts. Hemp hearts can be pressed to make hemp seed oil, leaving behind a byproduct that can be turned into hemp protein powder. You can find all of these hemp products at health food stores, or a well-stocked grocery store like Whole Foods.

Eating shelled hemp seeds, or hemp hearts, is as simple as sprinkling a spoonful or two into smoothies or on top of cereal, salads, or yogurt, says Kelly Saunderson of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods, the world’s largest hemp foods manufacturer. People with gluten sensitivity can use hemp seeds as a substitute for breadcrumbs to coat chicken or fish. Just like you can blend almonds and water to make almond milk, you can do the same with hemp seeds for hemp seed milk, which you can use as an alternative to dairy milk in drinks and recipes. And because of its nutty flavor, hemp seeds make a great substitute for people with nut allergies—you can dry-toast them over low heat to bring out even more of that nuttiness.

Hemp seed oil should be used as a finishing oil, rather than a cooking or frying oil, since the delicate omega fatty acids will break down during the cooking process, stripping the oil of its nutritional benefits. Instead, use it to make salad dressings, or drizzle over pasta, grilled veggies, or popcorn.

Hemp seeds are considered one of the most valuable plant-based proteins out there. Here's what you need to know about how to eat them.